About The Artist
Dr. Ho Kah Leong (b. 21 September 1937, Singapore) a former Member of Parliament of Jurong Constituency also served as Parliamentary Secretary in various ministries. He is an acclaimed amateur artist, proficient in oil painting and had been principal of Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) since 1997. Dr. Ho is well-known for his oil paintings with nature and serene Malay villages as the main subject matter. He usually paints during weekends choosing scenic locations like Pulau Ubin or the other nature parks in Singapore. He participated in many group exhibitions since 1978, holding his first solo exhibition in March 1997. He took part in the President Charity Art Exhibition in October 1997. His works are still widely collected by government departments and private collectors. Dr. Ho often used the popularity of his works to raise funds for charity through donations of his paintings.